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Metroline Travel Ltd v Stoute [2015] EAT

Bus driver with Type 2 diabetes was not disabled.

The EAT in Metroline v Stoute has ruled that a bus driver who suffered from Type 2 diabetes and who was dismissed for gross misconduct, was not disabled. Mr Stoute claimed unfair dismissal, discrimination arising from a disability and failure to make reasonable adjustments. This appeal was on the sole issue of whether Mr Stoute was disabled for the purposes of the Equality Act 2010. 

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